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Mideast / Arab Terrorists and Thai Israeli Embassy #221312

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 28, 1972
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(Studio) Arab terrorists seize 6 hostages at Israeli embassy in Thailand.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bangkok, Thailand) Most officials at embassy away at ceremonies for crown prince at time of attack. 4 terrorists members Black September organization demand release 36 Palestinians held prisoner by Israel. Thai troops surround building Govt. offers safe conduct to terrorists in return for 6 hostages. Arabs agree, but Israeli hostages to be exchanged for Egyptian amb., Thailand's Dep. For. Min. Chatichai and Air Marshal Dawee. 3 would be released upon terrorists' safely reaching Cairo. But they changed their minds.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Studio) Latest report is terrorists have changed minds again.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter

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